Sally Lynn Greer Ankeny, age 78, formerly of Scio, passed away Sunday, January 15, 2023, in The Meadows of Cadiz, surrounded by her family.

Born May 5, 1944, in Scio, she was a daughter of the late William Greer and Dorothy Ramsey Greer. After graduating from Scio High School, she attended beauty college and worked for Nationwide Insurance in Columbus. Sally was a well-known and respected beautician. Around 1975 she opened Sally’s Beauty Salon in Scio and was averaging 60 regular customers per week, along with her walk-in customers. She retired in 2009 after 45 years of dedicated service to her clients. 

Sally was a devoted member of the Scio community, belonging to The Scio American Legion Post #482 Auxiliary and The Scio Fall Festival Committee, where she was responsible for organizing and getting sponsors for their annual kid’s parade. In the 1990s, she and her friends enjoyed singing karaoke every chance they could. Sally loved her family and enjoyed watching her grandchildren in their activities, especially 4-H.

Surviving are her children Tami Carter of Cadiz, Chad Ankeny of Louisville; grandchildren Kyle (Carly) Carter of Cadiz, Kaci Carter of Washington Courthouse, and Delia and Ella Ankeny of Louisville; great-grandsons, James Thomas “JT” and Cole Carter of Cadiz; a sister Marsha Scott of New Philadelphia; a sister-in-law Carolyn Greer of Cadiz, and a brother-in-law John Parkinson of Adena; as well as numerous nieces and nephews.

Preceding her in death are a son-in-law Tom Carter; sisters, Dotty (Marion) Albright and Judee Parkinson; and brothers, Tom and Bill Greer.

A time of visitation with her family to celebrate her life will be held Saturday, January 21, 2023, from 2-4 p.m. at Koch Funeral Home, Scio. Memorial contributions may be made to the Harrison County Cancer Crusaders, c/o Julie McPeak, 226 Charleston St, Cadiz, Ohio 43907.